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  • The Christmas Truce: A Sentimental Dream

    by Peter Hart

    From the perspective of the freezing-cold trenches the idea of the season of peace and goodwill seemed surrealistic. Yet parcels and Christmas gifts began to arrive in the trenches and there was a strange atmosphere in the air.

  • How the NCSS Sold Out Social Studies and History

    by Alan Singer

    Instead of challenging Common Core, the NCSS begs to be included. Instead of presenting multiple perspectives, it sells advertising in the form of lessons to its corporate and foundation sponsors.

  • TV’s First Education Superstar

    by Eric Niderost

    Frank Baxter not only single-handedly put educational television on the map, but became a cherished and indelible memory in the minds of countless Baby Boomers.

  • Pentagon Newspeak

    by Stanley Kutler

    The Pentagon has hijacked the history of the Vietnam War.

  • Donate to HNN Today

    HNN puts events into historical perspective. If you share our vision, this is an opportunity to show it by taking action and making a donation today. 

  • Was Jefferson a “Scientific Racist”?

    by M. Andrew Holowchak

    Would it have been rational for a man, steeped in the science of Jefferson’s time, to reject outright the scientific utterances on racial classification that were common?

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